Working with young people leaving care services for children without parental care - The "Fulfilling (Im)Possible Dreams" Project (Webinar in Bulgarian)

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Date of webinar: 
20 Nov 2019
Lecturer: 
Krasimira Alexandrova, director of the Olga Stoyanova Small-home center
Evgeniya Georgieva, educator at the Olga Stoyanova Small-home center
Organisation/Provider/Organiser: 
Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children as part of the New Bulgarian University

The webinar aims at presenting the experience of the Olga Stoyanova Orphanage in Dupnitsa, Bulgaria, in working with young people who are about to leave the service. Lecturers will present their experience in implementing the project's developed methodology to work with young people (The "Fulfilling (Im)Possible Dreams" Project, funded by the European Commission's Justice Program, implemented by the Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children, NBU) as well as their experience in extending the services for young people who are about to leave and who have already left the services for children and young people without parental care. The topics will be reviewed via the presentation of a specific case of a young man who wants to live on his own, wants to become a hairdresser and is actively involved in the fulfillment of his own dreams.

The webinar is intended for all professionals working in the social field.

The lecturers:

Krasimira Alexandrova holds a Master's degree in Pedagogy and has over 25 years of experience in working with children without parental care and children and young people with disabilities. She is the principle of the Olga Stoyanova Orphanage.

Evgeniya Georgieva is specialised in elementary school pedagogy. She has been working at the Olga Stoyanova Orphanage as an educator for 15 years. Within the project she is a personal mentor.

The webinar will be held on 20th November 2019 from 4 pm to 5 pm EET.

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Language(s) of the materials: 
Bulgarian and English

This project is funded by: